The Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railway

Once the D&H Cooperstown Branch, she returned to her roots as the Cooperstown

and Charlotte Valley Railroad when aquired by the Delaware Otsego System...

Here is CACV #2 with a mixed train in her first month of operation. This photo was taken on May 15th, 1971 at Cooperstown Junction. (Photo: Carl H. Sturner)

Here is Number 2 in freight service at Cooperstown Jct. in October of 1974. Check out the PAs heading north on the D&H's Freight Main. (Photo: J.J. Young Jr.)

Here is The Delaware Otsego System's Steamer 2 (Now CACV 2) at Milford in July of 1972. (Photographer: Duane Koss)

Here is CACV 2 on an excursion from July of 1972. (Photographer: Duane Koss)

Here is CACV 2 at Cooperstown in July of 1972. Notice CACV 100 in the background. (Photographer: Duane Koss)

CACV 100 was kept close to her orginal Delaware & Hudson paint scheme. (Photographer: Duane Koss)

Here's a great shot of CACV 100 working near Agway in Milford on March 14, 1974 (Photo: Mike Bates)


Here is CACV 100 in her new Delaware Otsego paint scheme. She is seen here at Cooperstown Junction on September 29th, 1979 (Photo: Mike Bates)

Here's CACV 100 getting ready to pull an excursion. (Photo: Arnold Mooney)

Here's a great shot looking north to the Cooperstown headquarters of the Delaware Otsego System.

(Photographer: Arnold Mooney)

Here is CACV 100 on an excursion accending Clintonville Hill. (About 2 miles north of Milford)

September 29, 1979 (Photo: Mike Bates)

Here is NYSW 238 switching at Milford on August 26th, 1981. (Photo:Doug Ellison)

Here is NYSW 238 pulling a whole string of boxcars north of the Milford Depot on August 26th, 1981.

(Photo: Doug Ellison)


After CACV 100 went to the FJ&G, other power showed up on the line. Here NYSW 238 is seen workingin Milford on May 8th, 1982. (Photo: Mike Bates)

Here's a shot of the 238 in the Milford Yards in September of 1986 (Photo: Mike Bates)

Here is a shot of NYSW 1800 on the CACV in Cooperstown. This photo was taken from the magazine "Modern Railroads-Short Lines and Regionals" (September/October 1990 Vol 45 #16) for when the Susquehanna was voted short-line of the year for 1990.


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